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09-09-2009, 11:38 AM
I everyone .... I am 2 to 3 weeks from have my baby and I still thinking about names ....boys names I will like to see some options .


09-09-2009, 11:44 AM
I like David :)

Please nothing spelled weird! Or anything in the overused Braden, Jayden, Aiden category!

Thighs Be Gone
09-09-2009, 11:47 AM
My "boys" names were Ian and Owen. I had two girls though. LOL

09-09-2009, 11:47 AM
I can give you my sons names~
Daniel Allen
Christopher Neil

http://www.babycenter.com/baby-names This is a site to find name meanings~most popular names of the year.ect. ect.


09-09-2009, 11:59 AM
Pick something that will go well with your last name. Pick something that is definetely a boys name ,not one that is sometimes used for girls,
How about David. Timothy, Brian for example.
Eric, Michael or Larry.

09-09-2009, 12:06 PM
I like different names. The ones you will not find millions of, so when you mention your boy people will actually know who you talking about, not like John (that has tons of it)

My favorites:
Philip, Lucas, Andrew and Patrick

Can you please let us know your pick??? :)

09-09-2009, 12:14 PM
My two "boy" choices are Tristan Matthew and Jacob Christopher.

09-09-2009, 12:17 PM
I have 6 boys and I have always felt that a boy needs a good solid name and something that could not be for a boy or a girl- like Jamie,Riley, it can be very confusing when Daniel was in Kindergarten in his class there was a boy riley and a girl riley.

I like Joshua,Christopher,David,Daniel, Andrew and Joseph.

09-09-2009, 12:21 PM
My favourite boys names are Zachary, Tanner, Owen, and Tyson :)

09-09-2009, 12:24 PM

Not Keanu or Jude.

09-09-2009, 12:25 PM
Ryan, Jordan, Joshua, Zachary, Nicholas, Tyler, Blake.... just a few off the top of my head lol

09-09-2009, 12:27 PM
My neighbor checked out this website to get ideas.


I like names that don't have to 'be explained' for pronouniation.

For instance - we have some Greek American friends that named their daughter, Anastasia. Most people look at this and say: an-na-stae- sha. But, my friends give it the
Greek pronunciation: Ann -nosta-see-a. Her entire life has been filled with her having to correct everyone who reads her name.

For me - growing up I would introduce myself at Bev and always folks would say Beth. Then I 'd say .... no, it's Beverly Ultimately, I ended up (as I got older) introducing myself as Beverly as have done so most of my life.

09-09-2009, 12:28 PM
I really like Alister (also spelled Allistair, or Allistar), Lauchlan, Liam and Tyler. I saw Owen listed a couple times, I like that one too.

salsa chip
09-09-2009, 12:33 PM
Dominic or Benedict :)

09-09-2009, 12:39 PM
Our picks were

Finn Allen or
Nathaniel John

my husband also really liked Declan but it doesn't go with our last name AT ALL.

09-09-2009, 12:41 PM
Devon, Dillen, Dalton, Chase, Ty would be my top picks!

09-09-2009, 12:51 PM
Very nice names!!

Judy Lynn
09-09-2009, 12:53 PM
I named my two boys Brett & Justin. I also like Tristan.

09-09-2009, 01:11 PM
I like David :)

Please nothing spelled weird! Or anything in the overused Braden, Jayden, Aiden category!

We chose Aidan Andrew (proper spelling) for our first son having no clue how popular the name was. We were looking for a very traditional Irish name and were floored when we started a daycare and there was not one but two Aidens. :mad:

In our current daycare there is an Adyen (WTH?) and they pronounce it Aidan. :?:

If we have a 2nd boy someday he will also have a traditional Irish name, probably Seamus. Not for everyone though, but we like to honor my husband's heritage.

Basically, go with what you like, be it family heritage, sounds good with your last name etc. You can never predict a trend, only avoid the current ones if so inclined.

09-09-2009, 01:14 PM
Hey TXJess - I said that because I'm a Jennifer and I hated growing up with the most popular name. My moms swears that she only knew ONE Jennifer when I was born and she just loved the name.

I see a lot of Tyler suggestions above - in my immediate family:

Fiance's brother - Tyler
My brother Jesse's son - Tyler
My brother Mark's step son - Tyler

Don't do it!!! Ha :)

09-09-2009, 01:29 PM
I'm (obviously) a Jessica and had three others in my class at one point. And, I was almost a Jennifer. :D My mom was debating between the two. It didn't ever really bother me as I had a unique last name, not like Jessica Smith or something.

Same thing now, my son has my husband's unique last name and Aidan's name is so similiar to his uncle's (Aaron Andrew compared to Aidan Andrew). It just all worked for us so despite the popularity, I'd choose the name all over again.

I think if you really love a name you should pick it, despite how popular or unpopular it is. And if there is a story or family history behind the name even better in my eyes.

09-09-2009, 01:37 PM
I everyone .... I am 2 to 3 weeks from have my baby and I still thinking about names ....boys names I will like to see some options .


favorite boy name:


I'm also a fan of Ian


09-09-2009, 01:38 PM
I like old-school names. Like: Patrick, Jack, Charles (Charlie ;)) Jacob, hmm, I forgot the others. Thomas? Like Tommy? Or Tom? :shrug:

09-09-2009, 01:40 PM
I like Shawn, Matthew or Jason. Please not Wayne like I was going to be named if I were a boy. :D
Whatever you choose I wise you and your new son health & happiness!

09-09-2009, 01:52 PM
I like Wyatt, Levi, Elliot and call him Eli.

09-09-2009, 02:03 PM
My sons are: Logan William, Parker James, Collin (family name here in honor of grandfather) , Hudson Bennett

I am often told they are strong names with a more modern twist.I like odd last names too.

My Brother in Law and his wife prefer unique/different names. Their sons are Blaze and Rex.

My sons play sports and there are so many Tyler, Chase, Justin, Daniel,Chris, names thats its hard to keep them straight.

09-09-2009, 02:25 PM
Let's see... I have a Garrett (updated version of Gary after my father), a Reagan (picked by my oldest to match up with his Irish Twin sister's name Rylee), and a Cameron (after hubby's grandpa and also his fav uncle who passed away.. there are 2 other Camerons in the family but one isn't even blood and the other is the uncles son).

Our girl would have been Xander, our youngest little guy could have been Carson, Wyatt, Rider, and oh gosh I forget what other names we had on the list. I had a hard time convincing hubby to use the name he had always wanted because his step brother named his first kid Cameron. I won :D

09-09-2009, 02:34 PM
Evan, Braxton, and Ethan.

We have two friends that named their sons something "unique" in my opinion. One is Crosby and the other is Jagger. At first I thought WTH are they thinking. Now I LOVE the names. Each of the boys has such a strong spirit, and their name suits them so.

09-09-2009, 03:17 PM
How about Duncan, Caleb, Logan, Alexander, Calvin, Ryan, Austin, Adam, Alan, Blake, Cameron (love that name), Dalton, Cole, Darren (that one, too), Ethan, Holden, Joshua, Luke, Nathan, Trevor, Zachary, Colton?

I work at a tutoring center and all of them have been students here at some point.

09-09-2009, 03:31 PM
I just wanted to add~that my daughter has a unique name (camila Prounced like Pamela But with the c. ~her middle name is NYOKA ~So Camila Nyoka....We call her Cami for short.) Anyways She hated it until she got older now she adores how different her name is from others. Plus she likes anime and says her name could be a charater in an anime book)
Anyways ~Whatever you choose~I Wish your baby good health and you also.

(oh my boys names are Christopher Neil & Daniel Allen As I mentioned before.)

I agree with some of the others~PLEASE LET US KNOW THE NAME YOU PICK!!! I AM SOO CURIOUS NOW!

09-09-2009, 03:32 PM
Michael is a classic, although every Michael I've ever know goes by "Mike" and is a bike mechanic...go figure!


09-09-2009, 03:49 PM
I like Patrick, Felix, Laurence, Leo, Milo, Louie, i also like my parnters name Liam. Boys name's are harder than girl's to choose i think!

09-09-2009, 03:52 PM
I like Jason and Daniel (my hubby's name). And for middle names I sometimes like family last names, if it fits well.

09-09-2009, 04:21 PM
I've always liked the names Adam, David and Cole.

09-09-2009, 04:28 PM
girly, david is a great name and its no longer overused

09-09-2009, 04:36 PM
My son is Phoenix.

I like Grayson, Griffin, Christopher, Logan, Blade, Joshua, Aiden etc.

09-09-2009, 05:15 PM
my sons name is jake. i know its pretty popular in the states, but i live in ireland and i have yet to meet another!

our next son will be called harry.

i also really like the irish names fionn (fee-un) oisín (ush-een) reilt (ray-elt) and diarmuid (deer-mud) but dh was having none of it.

best of luck with the delivery!

09-09-2009, 05:20 PM
I love love love the name Adam!!!!!!

Adam Thomas
Adam Mitchell

Also Austin Thomas

I like names that can't be shortened.

Best wishes!!

09-09-2009, 05:40 PM
Hey TXJess - I said that because I'm a Jennifer and I hated growing up with the most popular name. My moms swears that she only knew ONE Jennifer when I was born and she just loved the name.

I see a lot of Tyler suggestions above - in my immediate family:

Fiance's brother - Tyler
My brother Jesse's son - Tyler
My brother Mark's step son - Tyler

Don't do it!!! Ha :)

My mom says the same thing about Ashley. I've always hated having a popular name. And worse, most people don't clearly annunciate when they say "actually" and they say it so it sounds like Ashley. ugh.

As far as Tyler, I knew a couple back when I was in school. I've been substitute teaching in a different class every day for a week now, haven't had a single Tyler on the role yet (could just be the area I live in, Tyler's more common as a caucasian name).

Oh, and to those above who mentioned Cameron. One of my friends is dating a Cameron, I really like that name too! I like Milo too but my sister refuses to have any nephew of hers get a cat name (like the movie Milo & Otis). She wants to name her boy (if she has one) Griffin, it's our mom's last name. (Lauchlan, from my previous list, is a family name as well. Lauchlan MacDougal. How awesomely scottish is that?!)

09-09-2009, 06:31 PM
My son's name is Major. I love his name. If we ever have another son, I want him to be Mack (likely Malcolm, with the nickname Mack). All my children have/will have M names.

09-09-2009, 06:37 PM
Hee but what if he joins the service? Major Major! Poor guy, he can be in the military!

09-09-2009, 06:50 PM
Shane, Blaine, Kerry,Kelly, and one not so popular that my daughter is thinking about that I have always loved, Jericho, I named my son Jeromiah. I love different spellings, too... My other son's name is Rilee, and my two daughters are Jessicah, (If she were a boy her name would have been Jesse, and my daughter, Jayme, if she were a boy, still Jayme.
I hope this helps. Naming babies is so fun!

09-09-2009, 08:04 PM
congratulations! that's exciting.

I have traditional tastes in names, James, Patrick, William, Robert, Jonathan, Kevin, Christopher

you might have fun looking at what the names mean, it adds to the specialness. Jonathan means Gift of God, Patrick means noble, Robert, bright fame.

09-09-2009, 09:13 PM
Thanks everyone i will make a list and show to my DH to see if we can find something.....

I will let everyone know what we chose..

09-09-2009, 09:17 PM
Watch out for names that can be either male or female, I know a married couple Gene and Jean, and I know two Chris and Chris couples.

09-09-2009, 09:27 PM
my fiancee name is Manuel Jovani, he didnt want a Jr, but wanted his son to have his name somewhere and he always liked the name Christian so my son is actually Kristian Manuel--and I LOVE it.

I also like Elijah and Isaiah.

Best of luck--and let us know what you pick!!

09-09-2009, 09:32 PM
I have two boys . I suggest having about three to five possibilities when you arrive at the hospital. Once the delivery is over, look at your baby, and decide what name fits best. I went in with girl AND boy names. Did not know the gender until we met them for the first time.


09-09-2009, 11:43 PM
I have no boys but my choices would be David, Lucas, Logan, Robert, Adam, and Blake.

09-10-2009, 12:07 AM
Watch out for names that can be either male or female, I know a married couple Gene and Jean, and I know two Chris and Chris couples.

Yeah, I know a couple named Traci and Tracy.

I like good, simple, solid names for boys. I named my boys Mark and Jeffrey (who goes by Jeff). I didn't want something with an unusual spelling that they were always having to explain; I have a common name but my mother left the "e" off the end and I am constantly having to spell it or correct how people pronounce it. My sister named her boy "Sean" and you would not believe how many people call him "seen".

Conversly, it kind of bugs me when people create really weird spellings for common names, just so their child will be different. It's just a pet peeve of mine. Like turning "Sheila" into "Chzeelaugh" or something.

09-10-2009, 12:08 AM
Yeah, I went into the hospital with good ideas of names. Our first boy we had it all figured out, but my second son went a couple of days before we finally agreed on a middle name (Mark Joseph).

I didn't mention--I really like the name Michael or Mike. I've never met a Mike/Michael that wasn't a really nice guy.

09-10-2009, 12:23 AM
The best advice I've heard is just have five or six names you really like and then when you see that beautiful face looking at you - the right one will pop out of your mouth.

Of course, you have to be careful with this advice. If you have an extremely long labor or have a lot of meds you may end up looking at the baby and naming it "Meatball Sub" :oD

09-10-2009, 12:27 AM
Michael is my favourite boys name so when I had my little boy guess what I called him??...lol
For the first baby I had a boys and girls name picked out, the next 2 x I only picked out a girls name and I had 2 girls. Lucky I guess. :)

09-10-2009, 01:08 AM
I like Peyton. Then again, I am a huge Peyton Manning fan! Seems like there are a lot of good names already suggested. Good Luck!

09-10-2009, 01:16 AM
I like Colton, Isiah, Camden, Cayden, Caleb, Ethan, Evan, Jaxon, Seth, Shawn, Brenden, Derek, Ian, Grant, Jayden.
Too bad I had a girl!!!
good luck with everything!
is that you in your Avatar?? Beautiful picture!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

09-10-2009, 01:22 AM
and let me add that you are sooo lucky that your husband is even giving you a choice!!!
I know if the BF and I have a son together I will have no choice...his first/only son WILL be named after my bf's Father. No option.
oh well.....

09-10-2009, 05:19 AM
I don't have any kids, but Lathan is my absolute favorite name for a boy. My husband hates it. I think we agree on Caiden.

Best wishes for picking the perfect name!! :)

09-10-2009, 08:57 AM
I have two boys:

Quentin Zachary and Travis Riley

If my daughter would have been a boy she would have been Logan Riley (Riley was my ex-huxband's grandmother's maiden name).

I love Quentin's name, and, since it was already unusual, I spelled it in the most common way. However, I get so tired of it being spelled in 3,000 different ways that I named my next 2 names that are simple to spell and there aren't many varieties. When I was naming Quentin I got a lot of flack for it and one of my friends said "go to the back door and yell it outside a few times, if you still love it, then go for it". I felt silly, but I did, and I still loved it.

Another thing to think about are the nicknames for the names. I love Zachary, but our last name rhymes with Zach, so I didn't want to use that. Same with Jackson and Jack.

I loved the name Ethan, but my ex vetoed it. My son's name would have been Ethan Zachary, which, coincidentally, is Quentin's best friend's name, so I guess that worked out well.

I love the names Lance, Landon, Liam, and Lucas too. Just a coincidence that they are all L names.

Best of luck with your new bundle of joy! Let us know what you choose!

traci in training
09-10-2009, 09:11 AM
Lori259 - our oldest daughter's roommate is Camila. I'd hever heard that name before, but I like it a lot! She is Cami, too.

I like some of the biblical names for boys. Malachi, Zachariah, Micah, Jonah, Obadiah, Ezekiel. They seem like strong, real names to me. Of course, we have girls with Irish men's names - Kelsey and Kourtney - so I guess my preferences have evolved with time. :-) I don't know that I would name them the same now (17 and 20 years later), but I can't imagine them named anything else!

09-10-2009, 09:27 AM
Lots of wonderful suggestions here already. just wanted to throw in a few more from my family.
my son= Christian Lee
My nephews= Cody Lee, Chino, Ethan Embry, Jayden Ryan
And my Brothers= Larry David, and Elijah Cole
Also I love the name Alexander